Post-Workout Nutrition Articles

No matter how hard and impressive your workout was, what you eat afterward can play a major role in its results. Optimize your game and body's potential by learning what nutrients you need to eat and when for proper muscle growth and recovery. Cut the guesswork and discover the right balance of carbs, protein and fiber through healthy eating plans, guidelines and STACK-tested and approved meal favorites. Refuel your body and take your performance results to the next level.

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Fast Food and Student-Athletes

Nutrition is extremely important for young student-athletes. However, the convenience of fast food restaurants makes them extremely appealing to par...

KISS Your Way to a Perfect Post-Workout Meal

After a workout do you stare into your fridge and pantry, contemplating your options for the most appealing protein/carb/fat ratio (here it is in ...

Time Your Fueling for Peak Performance

Pre-Activity Consuming fast-acting carbs prior to physical activity allows you to work harder and longer. For an immediate energy boost, take in a...

Sarah Reinertsen's Ironman Nutrition and Recovery Strategies

In the fourth installment of our video series featuring challenged Ironman athlete Sarah Reinertsen, we take a closer look at Sarah's fueling and nutr...

A Customized Approach to Post-Workout Nutrition

As an athlete, you've probably participated in (or at least observed) the following popular post-workout food ritual: a set of free weights crashes ...

The DIY Athlete: Homemade Fruit Strips

Looking for a nutritious post-workout snack? Homemade fruit strips can give you a healthy boost, without the artificial ingredients often found in s...

The DIY Athlete: Homemade Fruit Smoothies

To perform at your peak athletic potential, you must stay energized with the right food. Nutrient- and vitamin-rich fuel prepares your body for any ...

The Best Post-Workout Carbs

A common myth is that recovery foods consumed after a tough workout should consist solely of protein sources. This is partially true, but it's equal...

Basic Post-Game Fueling Tips

The key to recovering after training or competition is knowing exactly what the body needs to repair itself. Don't guess when it comes to your progres...

Cool Foods and Beverages for the Summer Athlete

During the hot summer months, athletes want cold snacks and beverages after workouts and training sessions. Having portable, healthy snacks and dr...

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